Visiting Assistant Professor – Psychology

The University of St. Thomas, a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2023. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston’s Museum District.

This will be a full-time, non-tenure track position at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology. Candidates must hold a doctorate in Psychology to be considered for this position. ABD in Psychology will be considered, but the degree must be completed by the time of appointment. Candidates with a demonstrated record of student engagement will be given priority. This position will teach required courses, as determined by the Department Chair, as well as have the freedom to propose new courses that fit their expertise and interests. This position will teach an annual course load of 24 contact hours at the graduate level for the Master’s in Applied Sport and Performance Psychology (MASPP) program and undergraduate level for the Psychology Department. The successful candidate will provide service work such as academic advising in support of the department (undergraduate and graduate level) and internship supervision for the MASPP program.




D. in Psychology in a related field (e.g., Sport, Counseling, Developmental, Clinical, I/O, Social).
ABD in Psychology will be considered, but the degree must be completed by the time of appointment.

Recommended but not required:

Certified Mental Performance Consultant/CMPC or willing to fulfill CMPC requirements.


Interested candidates must provide a comprehensive resume and cover letter, evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence, and three professional references.

Candidates must also submit a statement demonstrating a firm commitment to advance the mission of Catholic higher education as it is articulated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

In order to ensure a harmonious and fruitful relationship between new faculty and the university, applicants are encouraged to consider carefully the university’s understanding of its Catholic mission as described here: https://www.stthom.edu/Offices-and-Services/Human-Resources/Index.aqf[scroll down to “Faculty Employment” – Learn More]



The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission